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Stress, Strain, and Structural Dynamics : An Interactive Handbook of Formulas, Solutions, and MATLAB Toolboxes - Bingen Yang

Stress, Strain, and Structural Dynamics

An Interactive Handbook of Formulas, Solutions, and MATLAB Toolboxes

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Stress, Strain, and Structural Dynamics is a comprehensive and definitive reference to statics and dynamics of solids and structures, including mechanics of materials, structural mechanics, elasticity, rigid-body dynamics, vibrations, structural dynamics, and structural controls. This text integrates the development of fundamental theories, formulas and mathematical models with user-friendly interactive computer programs, written in the powerful and popular MATLAB. This unique merger of technical referencing and interactive computing allows instant solution of a variety of engineering problems, and in-depth exploration of the physics of deformation, stress and motion by analysis, simulation, graphics, and animation.
This book is ideal for both professionals and students dealing with aerospace, mechanical, and civil engineering, as well as naval architecture, biomechanics, robotics, and mechtronics. For engineers and specialists, the book is a valuable resource and handy design tool in research and development. For engineering students at both undergraduate and graduate levels, the book serves as a useful study guide and powerful learning aid in many courses. And for instructors, the book offers an easy and efficient approach to curriculum development and teaching innovation.
* Combines knowledge of solid mechanics--including
both statics and dynamics, with relevant
mathematical physics and offers a viable solution
scheme.
* Will help the reader better integrate and
understand the physical principles of classical
mechanics, the applied mathematics of solid
mechanics, and computer methods.
* The Matlab programs will allow professional
engineers to develop a wider range of complex
engineering analytical problems, using closed-
solution methods to test against numerical and
other open-ended methods.
* Allows for solution of higher order problems at
earlier engineering level than traditional textbook
approaches.

"Although there are many books covering these topics, this textbook must be commended for the seamless incorporation of fundamental principles, formulas, and solutions with interactive computer programs written in widely used engineering software MATLAB. This textbook is a helpful reference resource and a useful design tool because it closes the gap between the formulation of the basic theory and the analysis of practical problems. Therefore, it is a highly attractive as well as an exceedingly useful textbook not only to engineering students but also to engineering professionals working in the field of structural analysis." - Canadian Aeronautics and Space Journal, Sept. 2005

Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgementsp. xvii
Introductionp. 1
The Making of This Bookp. 1
How to Use This Bookp. 4
Strength of Materialsp. 7
Static Analysis of Euler-Bernoulli Beamsp. 9
Getting Startedp. 9
Beam Theoryp. 11
Static Analysis by the Toolboxp. 25
Moments of Inertia of Beam Cross-Section Areap. 42
Quick Solution Guidep. 46
Referencesp. 51
Static Analysis of Bars, Shafts, and Stringsp. 53
Getting Startedp. 53
System Descriptionp. 55
Static Analysis by the Toolboxp. 59
Stepped Bars and Shaftsp. 67
The Distributed Transfer Function Methodp. 74
Quick Solution Guidep. 78
Referencesp. 83
Buckling Analysis of Columnsp. 85
Getting Startedp. 85
Uniform Columnsp. 87
Stepped and Nonuniform Columnsp. 109
The Distributed Transfer Function Methodp. 123
Quick Solution Guidep. 127
Referencesp. 133
Stress Analysis in Two-Dimensional Problemsp. 135
Getting Startedp. 135
Plane Stress and Strainp. 136
Quick Solution Guidep. 155
Referencesp. 156
Structural Mechanicsp. 157
Static Analysis of Constrained Multispan Beamsp. 159
Getting Startedp. 159
System Descriptionp. 161
Solution by the Toolboxp. 166
The Distributed Transfer Function Methodp. 189
Quick Solution Guidep. 194
Referencesp. 200
Static Analysis of Plane Trussesp. 201
Getting Startedp. 201
System Descriptionp. 203
Solution by the Toolboxp. 205
The Stiffness Methodp. 224
Quick Solution Guidep. 230
Referencesp. 235
Static Analysis of Plane Framesp. 237
Getting Startedp. 237
System Descriptionp. 240
Solution by the Toolboxp. 243
The Distributed Transfer Function Methodp. 263
Quick Solution Guidep. 268
Referencesp. 276
Dynamics and Vibrationsp. 277
Dynamics of Particles and Rigid Bodiesp. 279
Getting Startedp. 279
Dynamics of Particlesp. 280
Dynamics of Rigid Bodies in Plane Motionp. 307
Rigid Body Dynamics in Three Dimensionsp. 323
Quick Solution Guidep. 349
Referencesp. 350
Vibration Analysis of One-Degree-of-Freedom Systemsp. 351
Getting Startedp. 351
System Descriptionp. 353
Time Responsep. 357
Analytical Vibration Solutionsp. 384
Frequency Responsep. 394
Response to Periodic Excitationp. 410
Nonlinear Vibrationp. 421
Quick Solution Guidep. 431
Referencesp. 435
Vibration and Control of Multiple-Degree-of-Freedom Systemsp. 437
Getting Startedp. 437
System Descriptionp. 439
Dynamic Responsep. 450
Dynamic Vibration Absorptionp. 475
Transfer Function Formulationp. 487
Feedback Controlp. 497
Quick Solution Guidep. 515
Referencesp. 518
Structural Dynamicsp. 519
Dynamics and Control of Euler-Bernoulli Beamsp. 521
Getting Startedp. 521
System Descriptionp. 523
Dynamic Responsep. 537
Feedback Controlp. 559
Dynamics and Control of Nonuniform Beamsp. 581
Quick Solution Guidep. 608
Referencesp. 615
Dynamic Analysis of Bars, Shafts, and Stringsp. 617
Getting Startedp. 617
System Descriptionp. 619
Dynamic Responsep. 630
Free Vibration of Stepped Systemsp. 647
Quick Solution Guidep. 661
Referencesp. 665
Dynamic Analysis of Constrained, Combined, and Stepped Beamsp. 667
Getting Startedp. 667
Constrained Beamsp. 670
Combined Beamsp. 691
Stepped Beamsp. 715
Quick Solution Guidep. 729
Referencesp. 736
Two-Dimensional Elastic Continuap. 737
Static Analysis of Linearly Elastic Bodiesp. 739
Getting Startedp. 739
Theory of Linear Elasticityp. 742
Elasticity Problems in Two Dimensionsp. 759
Finite Element Method for 2-D Elasticity Problemsp. 770
Quick Solution Guidep. 802
Referencesp. 805
Free Vibration of Membranes and Platesp. 807
Getting Startedp. 807
Free Vibration of Membranesp. 809
Free Vibration of Rectangular Platesp. 823
Free Vibration of Circular Platesp. 839
Quick Solution Guidep. 848
Referencesp. 851
Commonly Used Mathematical Formulasp. 853
Algebraic Formulasp. 853
Areas and Volumes of Common Shapesp. 855
Trigonometryp. 857
Hyperbolic Functionsp. 860
Derivatives and Integrationp. 860
Series Expansionp. 862
Analytical Geometryp. 864
Vector Analysisp. 868
Matrix Theoryp. 872
Complex Numbers and Complex Functionsp. 878
Laplace Transformsp. 879
Inverse Laplace Transform via Partial Fraction Expansionp. 882
MATLAB Basicsp. 889
Getting Startedp. 889
Matrix and Vector Manipulationsp. 893
Graphicsp. 898
M-Filesp. 901
Control Flowp. 903
Solution of Algebraic and Differential Equationsp. 907
Control System Toolboxp. 910
The Distributed Transfer Function Methodp. 913
DTFM for One-Dimensional Continuap. 913
Transfer Function Synthesis of Multibody Structuresp. 917
DTFM for Two- and Three-Dimensional Problemsp. 919
Referencesp. 920
Conversion of Unitsp. 923
Mechanical Properties of Engineering Materialsp. 925
Indexp. 929
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ISBN: 9780127877679
ISBN-10: 0127877673
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 960
Published: 1st December 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 18.4  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 2.13